The COVID-19 situation is different in each country. Stay up to date with the latest requirements for entry and travel, and with local measures in your country of destination.


Lao PDR: Entry and travel

The Embassy of Switzerland in Bangkok is responsible for Swiss citizens in Lao PDR, with the support of the Swiss Consular Agency in Laos. Please address your questions or/and requests in regards to Covid-19 to the Swiss Embassy in Bangkok:

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FDFA recommendations for travelling abroad

Travel responsibly and take time to plan and organise your trip. The Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) recommends that you download the Travel Admin app, register, and enter your trips abroad before leaving for your holiday.

The FDFA Helpline is the single point of contact for enquiries about consular services.

Current situation

  • Please actively inform yourself about the instructions of the Government and the local media regarding the restriction measures. Updated news can be, for example, found here:
  • Masks are required in public indoor spaces. No other restrictions are in place.


  •  If you are feeling seriously unwell, please contact the nearest clinic/hospital, or call 165 or 166 (hotline by the Ministry of Health).

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